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Senior Residential Support Worker

  • Location:

    Woolston

  • Sector:

    Vetro Care

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £24986 - £25611 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alexandra Watts

  • Contact email:

    alexandra@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

  • Job ref:

    J2548-2

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-04-10

  • Startdate:

    2021-03-11

  • Liquid error: internal
Are you an experienced Children’s Residential Support Worker looking to further your career? Are you enthusiastic, resilient, and motivated wanting to make a difference in the lives of young people? 

Supporting young people in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment, you can enable them to develop socially, emotionally, and behaviourally in a setting where they feel safe and cared for. The role is challenging but incredibly rewarding! 

We have an incredible opportunity for Senior Children Residential Support Workers to join a well established cluster of residential homes for children and young people, based in Woolston, supporting young people between the ages of 8-18 with learning disabilities and profound life limiting disabilities including cerebral palsy.

The Young People at the Service have a range of life limiting an severely complex needs and have had multiple placement breakdowns with high level physical behaviours. The role is challenging but incredibly rewarding! You will be committed, passionate, and able to engage, encourage, and mentor the young people, whilst having a whole lot of fun!


Salary: £24986 - £25611 inclusive of sleep in shifts 
£23296.00 - 23920.00 plues £70.47 per sleep.
Location: Woolston
Hours: Full time, 40 hours per week
Shift pattern: 7am – 10pm plus 1/2 sleep in shifts per month

About the Role:


You will be joining an established and experienced care team as a Senior Children’s Residential Support Worker. You will receive an in-depth induction and training programme upon joining this Children’s Residential Service, and your duties will include:
  • Encouraging young people to participate in activities and take responsibility for their own lives depending on their age. You will provide support for the children and young people in the home to promote their independence and well-being whilst providing a therapeutic care environment.
  • Ensuring the safety of the young people and maintaining up-to-date knowledge of the individual’s care plan, guidelines, reward system, and preferred method of communication.
  • Supporting taxing behaviour safely and sympathetically, dealing with challenging behaviours when needed, and maintaining a safe environment for young people.
  • Developing and maintaining good working relationships with the staff, parents, Social Workers, and other professionals that may be involved in the young people’s lives such as Psychologists.
  • Protecting children and young people from risks to their health and welfare.
  • Keeping the homely, friendly culture and environment of the home.
Benefits:

  • Entitlement to 28 days of annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays).
  • Full Training and support.
  • Enrolment onto vocational qualification courses.
  • Progressive pay scale.
  • Access to voluntary benefits including discounts at cinemas, restaurants and retail establishments.
  • Enhanced DBS Check paid for by the organisation.
  • No two days are the same.
  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of children and make a positive difference.
Key Skills Required:
  • Experience as a Children’s Residential Support Worker, or working with children with EBD.
  • You must be over the age of 21.
  • NVQ or QCF Level 3 in Children & Young People or equivalent.
  • Must be flexible and willing to work shifts and weekends.
Apply Now

Can you deliver a holistic and integrated approach to care and really make a difference to the young people with Emotional Behavioural Disorders? If this sounds like your dream role, we would love to hear from you. Click ‘APPLY’ now and one of the Vetro team will be in touch.

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